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  • If breaks out, Pakistan-India war may spiral into a world war, warns Khurshid

    SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah has warned that a full-scale war between Pakistan and India, if takes place, is bound to turn into a third world war and cause a huge loss of life and massive destruction in the region...

    Speaking to the media at his residence here on Friday, Mr Shah ruled out possibility of a war between the two countries observing that [Indian Prime Minister Narendra]...

  • War against terrorism is the war for Pakistan’s future: Air Chief

    PESHAWAR: Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Monday visited Pakistan Air Force (PAF) camp Badaber and said that the war against terrorism is the war for Pakistan’s future...

    “The enemies of Pakistan should remain cognisant of the fact that no one can shake our resolve,” said ACM Sohail Aman, while addressing a gathering of PAF airmen during his visit to the PAF base...

  • Family in India converts to Islam after being ostracised by Hindu community

    A Hindu man and his children in India's Madhya Pradesh state converted to Islam after facing years of "social boycott" on account of his wife being of the Muslim faith, Hindustan Times reported on Friday...

    Twenty-eight years ago, Vinod Prakash Khare, 51, married a Muslim woman who took up a Hindu name after the nuptials, the India daily reported...

  • ‘Christianity to Islam and back’: Woman moves court against father

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday sought assistance of the Punjab advocate general on a petition of a Christian woman seeking action against her father for changing religion twice...

    Aneela Saleem filed the petition through Advocate Aftab Bajwa stating that her father Saleem Nazeer converted to Islam, married a Christian woman and converted her too...

  • Islam against honour killing, say women scholars

    LAHORE: About 200 women religious scholars declared here on Sunday that honour killing is not allowed in Islam...

    A declaration issued at the end of the conference said Islam does not allow killing of a mother, sister, daughter or any other woman in the name of honour...

  • Imam-i-Kaaba calls on PM Sharif, discusses 'negative propaganda' against Islam

    During his meeting, the Imam thanked the premier for the warm welcome accorded to him in the country and discussed ways religious leaders and scholars can counter negative propaganda that 'wrongly portrays' Islam...

    The prime minister said relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have become "closer and stronger" and that the people of both countries have a lot of respect for each other, said a press release issued by his...

  • OIC calls for end to hate campaigns against Islam

    The foreign ministers of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member countries adopted a strongly worded statement — sponsored by Pakistan and Turkey — denouncing the increasing attacks on Islam, its revered personalities and symbols, and called for an immediate end to such campaigns...

    Speaking at the meeting, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi expressed deep concern over the misrepresentation of Islam as well as at the...

  • JUI-F moves IHC against ban on Ansarul Islam wing

    ISLAMABAD: The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) on Saturday challenged the government’s decision of banning its volunteer group, Ansarul Islam, before the Islamabad High Court (IHC)...

    The federal government on Oct 24 authorised the provinces to take appropriate actions against Ansarul Islam, saying that it is capable of functioning as an “armed wing of the organisation”...

  • Setting minimum age for marriage not against Islam: Federal Shariat Court

    The observation came while the FSC dismissed a petition and categorically declared that setting any minimum age limit for girls’ marriage by an Islamic state was not against Islam...

    That is why Islam has made the acquisition of education mandatory for every Muslim as mentioned in a Hadith stating “Acquisition of knowledge is mandatory upon every Muslim”, the verdict says...

  • Dutch envoy to return to Pakistan 4 months after receiving death threats in wake of anti-Islam contest

    The Dutch ambassador to Pakistan will return to Islamabad in February following an absence of more than four months in wake of the alleged death threat received last year, reportedly from religious parties angry over anti-Islam tweets by far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders, the Dutch media said on Saturday...

    ”“The letter spoke of a 'specific threat' and was related to the [anti-Islam] cartoon contest which had already been...

  • ‘Pakistan’s cold war has its roots in World War II’

    Indeed, what else are we to make of his proposition that having moved to protect and preserve Pakistan [quoting Henry Kissinger] the United States has now launched a seemingly devilish scheme to undo Pakistan”...

    Former ambassador Hilaly added that Mr Sadiq also spoke about how the Pakistan-India rivalry was not exclusive to the two countries but now included — China, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, the US and Russia...

  • Representative organisations of media industry reject Pakistan Media Deve­lopment Authority

    KARACHI: All representative organisations and associations of media in-dustry — the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA), Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and Association of Electronic Media Editors and News Dir­ec­­t­­o­rs (AEMEND) — have rejected the proposed Pakistan Media Deve­lopment Authority (PMDA) and termed the law behind it a...

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